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Brasilia: Brasil, 1960-1991

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Description
This point shapefile contains the location of Brasilia, established as the federal capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960, Brasilia superseded Rio de Janeiro as the nation's capital. These data were created using a custom World Polyconic projection. This layer is part of the Evolução da divisão territorial do Brasil 1872 - 2010 dataset, a collection of data representing the evolution of Brazilian states, municipalities and cities.This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.
Publisher
Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
Place(s)
Brasilia
Subject(s)
Capitals (Cities) and Location
Year
1960-1991
Held by
Stanford
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Copyright
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